Latest in Gear

Image credit:

Strava now syncs workout data from your Apple Watch

Apple Health and Strava can finally talk to each other.
Jon Fingas, @jonfingas
February 15, 2020
Share
Tweet
Share

Sponsored Links

Strava

If you use Strava to track your workouts on an iPhone, you've probably wondered why you couldn't sync your Apple Health data with it. While there is a Strava app for the Apple Watch, there's not as much of an incentive to get the wearable if it your data stays isolated. That might not be an issue from now on -- Strava has added Apple Health syncing to its iOS app, letting it pull in activity data from the past 30 days. You can pick the workouts you want to share, title them and add photos to boast about your achievements.

It's a two-way connection as well. You can automatically send any Strava activities to Health, so you don't have to worry if you leave your Apple Watch at home.

This won't do much to sway people who are perfectly happy tracking workouts in Apple's Activity app or a rival like Fitbit. It might, however, give you a reason to stick with Strava or use it more frequently than you have before.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
Tweet
Share

Popular on Engadget

Google's COVID-19 reports show where people are obeying stay-at-home orders

Google's COVID-19 reports show where people are obeying stay-at-home orders

View
Skype rolls out 'Meet Now' calls that don't need a a sign-up or installation

Skype rolls out 'Meet Now' calls that don't need a a sign-up or installation

View
Disney+ will stop cropping old 'Simpsons' episodes in May

Disney+ will stop cropping old 'Simpsons' episodes in May

View
The latest iPad Pro disables mics when its case is closed

The latest iPad Pro disables mics when its case is closed

View
Ten years in, a look at the iPad killers that weren't

Ten years in, a look at the iPad killers that weren't

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr